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DBT Skills for a New Season

Dialectical behavior therapy (or DBT) skills are a cornerstone component of clinical programming at Carolina House. We teach DBT skills at each level of care, and clients, staff, family, and friends all practice them. Many DBT techniques incorporate easy-to-remember acronyms. The Carolina House clinical team compiled a list of DBT refreshers as we move away … Read More

Back to School Recovery Tips

By Hannah Waspi, M.S., RD, LDN, and Erin Seymour, M.S., RD, LDN  Returning to school can be fun and exciting. It can also bring potential challenges to your recovery from an eating disorder.   First things first: Make sure you have set up appointments with your treatment team as they’ll help ease the transition back into your school schedule. Second, you might consider potential barriers that could keep you … Read More

Salmon Teriyaki with Edamame and Rice Salad

Menu: Salmon Teriyaki with Edamame and Rice Salad Ingredients: 4-ounce salmon fillet 1 cup edamame and rice salad 1 teaspoon ginger-garlic teriyaki sauce 1 cup broccoli rabe/rapini Edamame and Rice Salad Servings: 18 (1/2 cup = 1 starch, 1 protein, 1 fat) Ingredients: 6 cups cooked brown rice (made ahead, cold) 3 cups cooked soybeans … Read More

Alcohol Consumption: Just a Habit, or More?

Hi, All! Stephanie F. here (there are two of us, you know) to talk with you a bit about alcohol use and eating disorders. While many people think of Spring Break, New Year’s Eve, and football games when they think of alcohol consumption, more than 50% of individuals who struggle with eating disorders also abuse … Read More

Mediterranean Feast

Ingredients ¾ cup diced tomatoes (if in season, otherwise replace veg) ½ cup cucumbers, diced 1 cup chopped lettuce ¼ cup hummus 2 oz chicken 1 tbsp feta cheese 2 kalamata olives 1 tbsp vinaigrette 1 pita (¾ of one pp, evoo, salted, grilled, quartered) 1 lemon wedge   Directions Toss cucumbers and tomatoes with … Read More

Creamy Tomato Soup

1 cup = 1 F, 1 O, 2 V serve with grilled cheese for complete dinner exchanges 3 tbsp butter 1 ½ large onions, chopped 72 fluid ounces crushed tomatoes ¾ c flour 1 1/8 tbsp salt ¾ tbsp sugar ~ ½ c lemon juice 1 ½ quarts water, divided ~ ¾ quart half and half … Read More